Past events

  1. May 7 2021

    Reaching Forward Conference

    Friday, May 7, 2021 9:00am–4:45pm

    Online Conference

  2. May 6 2021

    ILA Finance Committee Meeting

    Thursday, May 6, 2021 10:00am

    Zoom

  3. May 6 2021

    ILA Executive Committee Meeting

    Thursday, May 6, 2021

    Zoom

  4. May 3 2021

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, May 3, 2021 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Zoom

  5. May 3 2021

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, May 3, 2021 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom

  6. Apr 30 2021

    April Journal Club

    Friday, Apr 30, 2021 11:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  7. Apr 30 2021

    Youth Services Forum Board Meeting

    Friday, Apr 30, 2021 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  8. Apr 29 2021

    Marketing Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Apr 29, 2021 1:00pm–2:00pm

  9. Apr 24 2021

    2021 Elevate Illinois Libraries Leadership Program

    Saturday, Apr 24, 2021 8:30am–12:30pm

    Virtual via Zoom, IL

  10. Apr 24 2021

    Elevate Illinois Libraries Leadership Program

    Saturday, Apr 24, 2021 8:30am–12:30pm

    Zoom Meeting

  11. Apr 23 2021

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Apr 23, 2021 10:00am–11:00am

    Zoom Meeting

  12. Apr 21 2021

    ILA Noon Network: Inclusivity Listens: Podcast Discussion

    Wednesday, Apr 21, 2021 12:00pm–1:00pm

  13. Apr 19 2021

    2021 Conference Program Committee Meeting

    Monday, Apr 19, 2021 9:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  14. Apr 17 2021

    Trustee Forum April Workshop

    Saturday, Apr 17, 2021 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  15. Apr 16 2021

    2021 Marketing Forum Mini-Conference

    Friday, Apr 16, 2021 1:00pm–5:00pm

    Virtual, IL

  16. Apr 15 2021

    Youth Services Forum Third Thursday Social Hour

    Thursday, Apr 15, 2021 6:00pm–7:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  17. Apr 15 2021

    Reaching Forward South Conference

    Thursday–Friday, Apr 15–16, 2021 9:30am

    Online Conference

  18. Apr 15 2021

    2021 Reaching Forward Illinois

    Thursday–Friday, Apr 15–May 7, 2021 8:00am

    A Professional Development Conference for Library Staff, Online, IL

  19. Apr 12 2021

    ILA Noon Network: Intellectual Freedom in an Age of Political Polarization: A Conversation with Nadine Strossen and Emily Knox

    Monday, Apr 12, 2021 12:00pm–1:00pm

  20. Apr 12 2021

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Monday, Apr 12, 2021 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  21. Apr 9 2021

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Apr 9, 2021 11:00am–3:00pm

    Zoom

  22. Apr 8 2021

    Young Adult Services Forum Open Board Meeting

    Thursday, Apr 8, 2021 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  23. Apr 5 2021

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Apr 5, 2021 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Zoom

  24. Apr 5 2021

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Apr 5, 2021 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom, 33 W. Grand Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60654

  25. Apr 1 2021

    Intellectual Freedom Committee Meeting

    Thursday, Apr 1, 2021 11:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  26. Mar 31 2021

    ILA Noon Network: Librarianship Specializations: Beyond “Traditional” Library Careers

    Wednesday, Mar 31, 2021 12:00pm–1:00pm

  27. Mar 25 2021

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Mar 25, 2021 10:00am

    TBA

  28. Mar 23 2021

    2021 Conference Program Committee Meeting

    Tuesday, Mar 23, 2021 10:00am–11:00am

    Zoom Meeting

  29. Mar 19 2021

    Marketing Forum Roundtable

    Friday, Mar 19, 2021 11:00am–12:00pm

  30. Mar 18 2021

    Youth Services Forum Third Thursday Social Hour

    Thursday, Mar 18, 2021 6:00pm–7:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  31. Mar 17 2021

    Awards Committee Meeting

    Wednesday, Mar 17, 2021 3:00pm–4:00pm

  32. Mar 13 2021

    2021 Trustee Forum Spring Workshops

    Saturday, Mar 13–May 15, 2021 10:00am

    Virtual via Zoom

  33. Mar 13 2021

    Trustee Forum March Workshop

    Saturday, Mar 13, 2021 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  34. Mar 12 2021

    IACRL Spring Covid-19 Town Hall: One Year Later

    Friday, Mar 12, 2021 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  35. Mar 12 2021

    ILA Finance Committee Meeting

    Friday, Mar 12, 2021 10:00am

    TBA

  36. Mar 12 2021

    ILA Executive Committee Meeting

    Friday, Mar 12, 2021

    TBA

  37. Mar 8 2021

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Monday, Mar 8, 2021 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  38. Mar 5 2021

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Mar 5, 2021 10:00am–11:00am

    Zoom Meeting

  39. Mar 5 2021

    Northwestern Illinois Library Legislative Zoom Meet-up

    Friday, Mar 5, 2021 10:00am–11:00am

  40. Mar 5 2021

    Deadline to Submit Elevate Applications

    Friday, Mar 5, 2021 12:55am

  41. Mar 1 2021

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Mar 1, 2021 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Zoom

  42. Mar 1 2021

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Mar 1, 2021 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom

  43. Feb 26 2021

    Central Illinois Library Legislative Zoom Meet-up

    Friday, Feb 26, 2021 8:00am–9:00am

  44. Feb 23 2021

    Marketing Forum Meeting

    Tuesday, Feb 23, 2021 2:00pm–3:00pm

  45. Feb 22 2021

    Metro East Library Legislative Zoom Meet-up

    Monday, Feb 22, 2021 10:00am–11:00am

  46. Feb 19 2021

    West Suburban Library Legislative Zoom Meet-up

    Friday, Feb 19, 2021 12:00pm–1:30pm

  47. Feb 19 2021

    ILA Marketing Forum Roundtable

    Friday, Feb 19, 2021 11:00am–12:00pm

  48. Feb 18 2021

    February IACRL Journal Club

    Thursday, Feb 18, 2021 11:00am–12:00pm

  49. Feb 15 2021

    Presidents’ Day N. Suburban Library Legislative Zoom Meet-up

    Monday, Feb 15, 2021 9:00am–10:30am

  50. Feb 12 2021

    Deadline to Submit IACRL Board Nominations

    Friday, Feb 12, 2021 5:00pm

  51. Feb 12 2021

    Awards Committee Meeting

    Friday, Feb 12, 2021 11:00am–12:00pm

  52. Feb 12 2021

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Feb 12, 2021 11:00am–3:00pm

    Zoom

  53. Feb 11 2021

    Best Practices Committee Meeting

    Thursday, Feb 11, 2021 11:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  54. Feb 11 2021

    Young Adult Services Forum Professional Development

    Thursday, Feb 11, 2021 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  55. Feb 8 2021

    Chicago Library Legislative Zoom Meet-up

    Monday, Feb 8, 2021 12:00pm–1:00pm

  56. Feb 8 2021

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Monday, Feb 8, 2021 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  57. Feb 5 2021

    Southern Illinois Library Legislative Zoom Meet-up

    Friday, Feb 5, 2021 10:00am–11:00am

  58. Feb 5 2021

    Youth Services Forum Board Meeting

    Friday, Feb 5, 2021 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  59. Feb 2 2021

    RTSF Meeting

    Tuesday, Feb 2, 2021 2:00pm–3:00pm

  60. Feb 1 2021

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Feb 1, 2021 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Zoom

  61. Feb 1 2021

    ILA Noon Network: Launching an Oral History Project at Your Library

    Monday, Feb 1, 2021 12:00pm–1:00pm

  62. Feb 1 2021

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Feb 1, 2021 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom

  63. Jan 29 2021

    2021 Legislative Meet-ups

    Friday, Jan 29–Mar 5, 2021 10:00am

    Virtual via Zoom, Please see details below.

  64. Jan 29 2021

    South Suburban Library Legislative Zoom Meet-up

    Friday, Jan 29, 2021 10:00am–11:30am

  65. Jan 29 2021

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Jan 29, 2021 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  66. Jan 27 2021

    Teaching Online in Plain Language: Creating Clear Research Guides, Library Websites, and Online Instruction

    Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021 1:00pm–2:30pm

  67. Jan 27 2021

    Career Pathway Talk Series: For the People: A Day in the Life in Public Librarianship

    Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021 12:00pm–1:00pm

  68. Jan 22 2021

    ALA Midwinter Meeting

    Friday–Tuesday, Jan 22–26, 2021

    Indianapolis, IN

  69. Jan 20 2021

    ILA Noon Network: Inside the Box Programming: Reaching Families with the STEMonade Stand

    Wednesday, Jan 20, 2021 12:00pm–1:00pm

  70. Jan 19 2021

    Marketing Forum Meeting

    Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  71. Jan 16 2021

    Trustee Forum Board Meeting

    Saturday, Jan 16, 2021 10:00am–12:00pm

    Via Zoom

  72. Jan 15 2021

    ILA Marketing Forum Roundtable

    Friday, Jan 15, 2021 10:30am–11:30am

  73. Jan 14 2021

    Diversity Committee Meeting

    Thursday, Jan 14, 2021 2:00pm–3:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  74. Jan 14 2021

    Young Adult Services Forum Open Board Meeting

    Thursday, Jan 14, 2021 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  75. Jan 11 2021

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Jan 11, 2021 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Zoom

  76. Jan 11 2021

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Jan 11, 2021 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom

  77. Jan 11 2021

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Monday, Jan 11, 2021 10:00am–11:00am

    Zoom Meeting

  78. Jan 6 2021

    ILA Noon Network: Sacred Ground: A Conversation with Timuel D. Black, Jr.

    Wednesday, Jan 6, 2021 12:00pm–1:00pm

  79. Dec 17 2020

    IACRL Journal Club

    Thursday, Dec 17, 2020 11:00am–12:00pm

  80. Dec 11 2020

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Dec 11, 2020 11:00am–3:00pm

    Zoom

  81. Dec 10 2020

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Dec 10, 2020 10:00am–11:00am

    Zoom Meeting

  82. Dec 9 2020

    Spark: Trial by Fire - Lessons Learned from a Pandemic

    Wednesday, Dec 9, 2020 9:30am–12:00pm

  83. Dec 7 2020

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Dec 7, 2020 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Zoom

  84. Dec 7 2020

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Dec 7, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom

  85. Dec 4 2020

    ILA Marketing Forum Roundtable

    Friday, Dec 4, 2020 11:00am–12:00pm

  86. Dec 4 2020

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Dec 4, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  87. Dec 3 2020

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Dec 3, 2020 10:00am

    TBA

  88. Dec 2 2020

    Awards Committee Meeting

    Wednesday, Dec 2, 2020 3:00pm–4:00pm

  89. Dec 1 2020

    RTSF Annual Business Meeting

    Tuesday, Dec 1, 2020 2:00pm–3:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  90. Nov 21 2020

    Trustee Forum Board Meeting

    Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Via Zoom

  91. Nov 20 2020

    ILA Finance Committee Meeting

    Friday, Nov 20, 2020 10:00am

    TBA

  92. Nov 20 2020

    ILA Executive Committee Meeting

    Friday, Nov 20, 2020

    TBA

  93. Nov 20 2020

    Proposal Deadline for Reaching Forward

    Friday, Nov 20, 2020

  94. Nov 18 2020

    Marketing Forum Meeting

    Wednesday, Nov 18, 2020 2:00pm–3:00pm

  95. Nov 16 2020

    ILA Noon Network: How Your Library Can Be Your Local Authors' Best Friend

    Monday, Nov 16, 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

  96. Nov 16 2020

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Monday, Nov 16, 2020 9:00am–10:00am

    Zoom Meeting

  97. Nov 13 2020

    Marketing Forum Roundtable

    Friday, Nov 13, 2020 10:30am–11:30am

  98. Nov 12 2020

    Diversity Committee Meeting

    Thursday, Nov 12, 2020 2:00pm–3:00pm

  99. Nov 12 2020

    Young Adult Services Forum Board Meeting

    Thursday, Nov 12, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  100. Nov 11 2020

    Career Pathway Talk Series: A College Student’s Best Friend: The Academic Librarian

    Wednesday, Nov 11, 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

  101. Nov 9 2020

    People's Choice Award in Scholarly Publishing Webinar

    Monday, Nov 9, 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Zoom Webinar

  102. Nov 6 2020

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Nov 6, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom

  103. Nov 6 2020

    Proposal Deadline for Spark: Trial by Fire - Lessons Learned from a Pandemic

    Friday, Nov 6, 2020

  104. Nov 2 2020

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Nov 2, 2020 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Zoom

  105. Nov 2 2020

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Nov 2, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom

  106. Oct 29 2020

    IACRL Journal Club

    Thursday, Oct 29, 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

    Via Zoom

  107. Oct 23 2020

    Best Practices Committee Meeting

    Friday, Oct 23, 2020 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  108. Oct 22 2020

    Young Adult Services Forum Open Meeting

    Thursday, Oct 22, 2020 10:00am–11:00am

    Zoom Meeting

  109. Oct 21 2020

    IACRL Virtual Annual Meeting

    Wednesday, Oct 21, 2020 11:00am–11:45am

  110. Oct 20 2020

    Virtual Stories & Spirits

    Tuesday, Oct 20, 2020 5:30pm–6:30pm

  111. Oct 14 2020

    Awards Committee Meeting

    Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

  112. Oct 12 2020

    Marketing Forum Meeting

    Monday, Oct 12, 2020 2:00pm–3:00pm

  113. Oct 12 2020

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Monday, Oct 12, 2020 9:00am–10:00am

    Via Zoom

  114. Oct 9 2020

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Oct 9, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Via Zoom

  115. Oct 5 2020

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Oct 5, 2020 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Zoom

  116. Oct 5 2020

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Oct 5, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom

  117. Sep 25 2020

    Open Hearing on IACRL Bylaws Revisions

    Friday, Sep 25, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Via Zoom

  118. Sep 24 2020

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Sep 24, 2020 10:00am

    TBA

  119. Sep 20 2020

    Deadline for December issue of the ILA Reporter

    Sunday, Sep 20, 2020

  120. Sep 18 2020

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Sep 18, 2020 11:00am–3:00pm

    Zoom

  121. Sep 16 2020

    ILA Noon Network: Hosting a 100% Virtual Battle of the Books

    Wednesday, Sep 16, 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

  122. Sep 15 2020

    ILA Awards Committee Meeting

    Tuesday, Sep 15, 2020 2:00pm–3:00pm

  123. Sep 14 2020

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Monday, Sep 14, 2020 9:00am–10:00am

    Via Zoom

  124. Sep 11 2020

    ILA Finance Committee Meeting

    Friday, Sep 11, 2020 10:00am

    TBA

  125. Sep 11 2020

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Sep 11, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom

  126. Sep 11 2020

    ILA Executive Committee Meeting

    Friday, Sep 11, 2020

    TBA

  127. Sep 10 2020

    ILA Diversity Committee Meeting

    Thursday, Sep 10, 2020 2:00pm–3:00pm

  128. Sep 10 2020

    Young Adult Services Forum Board Meeting

    Thursday, Sep 10, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  129. Sep 2 2020

    Reopening Small and Rural Libraries: What Went Right, What Went Wrong, and What is Next?

    Wednesday, Sep 2, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Via Zoom

  130. Aug 31 2020

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Aug 31, 2020 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Zoom

  131. Aug 31 2020

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Aug 31, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom

  132. Aug 26 2020

    ILA Noon Network: Cycling for Transportation: Using Your Bike for Everyday Trips

    Wednesday, Aug 26, 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

  133. Aug 21 2020

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Aug 21, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

  134. Aug 19 2020

    ILA Noon Network: Get Back on Your Bike

    Wednesday, Aug 19, 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

  135. Aug 19 2020

    Students and New Professionals Forum (SANP) Meeting

    Wednesday, Aug 19, 2020 12:00pm

  136. Aug 15 2020

    Trustee Forum Board Meeting

    Saturday, Aug 15, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Via Zoom

  137. Aug 13 2020

    Diversity Committee Meeting

    Thursday, Aug 13, 2020 2:00pm–3:00pm

  138. Aug 12 2020

    ILA Noon Network: We Can Walk Together: Creating Meaningful Dialogue on Race in our Communities

    Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

  139. Aug 11 2020

    IACRL Journal Club Discussion

    Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

  140. Aug 10 2020

    ILA Noon Network: Copyright for Educational Use in the Age of COVID

    Monday, Aug 10, 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

  141. Aug 10 2020

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Monday, Aug 10, 2020 9:00am–10:00am

    Via Zoom

  142. Aug 7 2020

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Aug 7, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

  143. Jul 16 2020

    Youth Services Forum Social Hour

    Thursday, Jul 16, 2020 7:00pm–8:00pm

  144. Jul 15 2020

    ILA Orientation for Executive Board, Forums, and Committees

    Wednesday–Thursday, Jul 15–16, 2020

    Zoom

  145. Jul 13 2020

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Monday, Jul 13, 2020 9:00am–10:00am

    Via Zoom

  146. Jul 10 2020

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Jul 10, 2020 11:00am–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via Zoom, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  147. Jul 3 2020

    Independence Day - ILA Office Closed

    Friday, Jul 3, 2020

  148. Jun 29 2020

    ILA Noon Network: Data Storytelling and Developing Data Stories

    Monday, Jun 29, 2020 12:00pm–12:30pm

  149. Jun 25 2020

    Awards Committee Meeting

    Thursday, Jun 25, 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

  150. Jun 25 2020

    IACRL Journal Club Discussion

    Thursday, Jun 25, 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

  151. Jun 25 2020

    ALA Annual Conference

    Thursday–Tuesday, Jun 25–30, 2020

    Chicago, IL

  152. Jun 20 2020

    Deadline for September issue of the ILA Reporter

    Saturday, Jun 20, 2020

  153. Jun 18 2020

    ILA Youth Services Forum Social Hour

    Thursday, Jun 18, 2020 7:00pm

  154. Jun 13 2020

    Trustee Forum Zoom Meeting

    Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

  155. Jun 12 2020

    Reaching Forward Zoom Meeting

    Friday, Jun 12, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

  156. Jun 11 2020

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Jun 11, 2020 10:00am–3:00pm

    TBA

  157. Jun 8 2020

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Monday, Jun 8, 2020 9:00am–10:00am

    Via Zoom

  158. Jun 3 2020

    Youth Services Forum Zoom Board Meeting

    Wednesday, Jun 3, 2020 9:00am–11:00am

  159. Jun 1 2020

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Jun 1, 2020 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  160. Jun 1 2020

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Jun 1, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  161. Jun 1 2020

    2020 Directors University

    Monday–Friday, Jun 1–5, 2020

    Illinois State Library, Gwendolyn Brooks Building, 300 S Second Street, Springfield, Illinois 62701

  162. May 29 2020

    Reaching Forward Fridays - Programming 101

    Friday, May 29, 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

  163. May 29 2020

    ILA Finance Committee Meeting

    Friday, May 29, 2020 10:00am

    Zoom

  164. May 29 2020

    ILA Executive Committee Meeting

    Friday, May 29, 2020

    Zoom

  165. May 28 2020

    Youth Services Forum Social Hour

    Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:30pm–6:30pm

  166. May 28 2020

    Committee and Forum Reports Due

    Thursday, May 28, 2020

  167. May 27 2020

    Students and New Professionals Forum (SANP) Meeting

    Wednesday, May 27, 2020 12:00pm

  168. May 22 2020

    Reaching Forward Friday - Top Marketing Trends for Libraries

    Friday, May 22, 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

  169. May 21 2020

    Youth Services Forum Social Hour

    Thursday, May 21, 2020 5:30pm–6:30pm

  170. May 20 2020

    New Executive Board Member Orientation

    Wednesday, May 20, 2020 10:00am

    Zoom

  171. May 19 2020

    ILA Noon Network: Legislative Update with Derek Blaida

    Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:00pm–12:30pm

  172. May 15 2020

    Spark: Connect and Get Fired Up!

    Friday, May 15, 2020 9:00am–3:00pm

    Illinois State University, Milner Library, Illinois State University, 201 N School St, Normal, IL 61761

  173. May 14 2020

    Youth Services Forum Social Hour

    Thursday, May 14, 2020 5:30pm–6:30pm

  174. May 14 2020

    Everything Library Trustees Need to Know During COVID-19 Webinar

    Thursday, May 14, 2020 2:00pm–4:00pm

  175. May 11 2020

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, May 11, 2020 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  176. May 11 2020

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, May 11, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  177. May 11 2020

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Monday, May 11, 2020 9:00am–10:00am

    Via Zoom

  178. May 8 2020

    Reaching Forward Friday - Awkward, Ill-Timed, and Startling Situations

    Friday, May 8, 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

  179. May 8 2020

    ILA Executive Board Meeting RESCHEDULED from 4/30/2020

    Friday, May 8, 2020 10:00am–3:00pm

    ILA, Illinois Library Association, Ste. 401, Chicago, Illinois 60654

  180. May 7 2020

    Youth Services Forum Social Hour

    Thursday, May 7, 2020 5:30pm–6:30pm

  181. May 1 2020

    Reaching Forward Friday - Coming Soon

    Friday, May 1, 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

  182. May 1 2020

    Reaching Forward Conference

    Friday, May 1, 2020 9:30am–3:30pm

    Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018

  183. May 1 2020

    2020 Reaching Forward Conference

    Friday, May 1, 2020 8:00am–3:30pm

    A Professional Development Conference for Library Staff, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018

  184. Apr 30 2020

    Illinois Library Trustee Spring Webinar

    Thursday, Apr 30, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

  185. Apr 29 2020

    Students and New Professionals Forum Meeting

    Wednesday, Apr 29, 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

  186. Apr 27 2020

    Contemporary Fairy-Tale and Folklore Novels/Novelizations in Adult Literature

    Monday, Apr 27, 2020 12:00pm–12:30pm

  187. Apr 27 2020

    Youth Services Forum Zoom Meeting

    Monday, Apr 27, 2020 11:00am–2:00pm

  188. Apr 24 2020

    Reaching Forward Fridays - Advocacy for Introverts, Advocacy for Extroverts: How You Can Make a Difference in Trying Times

    Friday, Apr 24, 2020 1:00pm–2:15pm

  189. Apr 24 2020

    Committee and Forum Reports Due

    Friday, Apr 24, 2020

  190. Apr 23 2020

    IACRL Journal Club Meeting

    Thursday, Apr 23, 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

  191. Apr 22 2020

    Music Programming in Libraries

    Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020 12:00pm–12:30pm

  192. Apr 20 2020

    Outside the Box Programs

    Monday, Apr 20, 2020 12:00pm–12:30pm

  193. Apr 17 2020

    Reaching Forward Fridays - Experience Required: Building Supervisory Skills When You’re Not a Manager

    Friday, Apr 17, 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

  194. Apr 17 2020

    Finance Committee and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Apr 17, 2020 10:00am

    TBA

  195. Apr 17 2020

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Apr 17, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Bloomingdale Public Library, 101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

  196. Apr 17 2020

    2020 Marketing Forum Mini-Conference

    Friday, Apr 17, 2020 9:00am–4:00pm

    Schaumburg Township District Library, Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg, IL 60193

  197. Apr 16 2020

    Committee and Forum Reports Due

    Thursday, Apr 16, 2020

  198. Apr 15 2020

    Virtual Library Environment: What's Working?

    Wednesday, Apr 15, 2020 12:00pm–12:30pm

  199. Apr 14 2020

    Conference Program Committee Meeting

    Tuesday, Apr 14, 2020 10:00am–3:30pm

    Brookens Library - University of Illinois Springfield, One University Plaza, Springfield, IL 62703

  200. Apr 13 2020

    How I Grew My Teen Volunteer Program And You Can, Too

    Monday, Apr 13, 2020 12:00pm–12:30pm

  201. Apr 13 2020

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Monday, Apr 13, 2020 9:00am–10:00am

    Via Zoom

  202. Apr 10 2020

    Reaching Forward Fridays - 20 New Programs for 20-30 Somethings

    Friday, Apr 10, 2020 1:00pm

  203. Apr 9 2020

    ILA Marketing Virtual Meeting

    Thursday, Apr 9, 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

  204. Apr 9 2020

    Young Adult Services Forum Board Zoom Meeting

    Thursday, Apr 9, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

  205. Apr 8 2020

    Library Separation/Termination 101: A Quick Guide

    Wednesday, Apr 8, 2020 12:00pm–12:30pm

  206. Apr 6 2020

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Apr 6, 2020 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  207. Apr 6 2020

    Interviewing Remotely

    Monday, Apr 6, 2020 12:00pm–12:30pm

  208. Apr 6 2020

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Apr 6, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  209. Apr 3 2020

    Reaching Forward Fridays - #OwnVoices for All Readers: Incorporating EDI Values into Readers’ Advisory Service

    Friday, Apr 3, 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

  210. Apr 3 2020

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Apr 3, 2020 11:00am–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via Zoom, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  211. Apr 1 2020

    Connecting with Staff Remotely

    Wednesday, Apr 1, 2020 12:00pm–12:30pm

  212. Mar 30 2020

    ILA Noon Network Webinar

    Monday, Mar 30, 2020 12:00pm–12:30pm

    Online, Chicago, IL 60654

  213. Mar 30 2020

    Multi-Generational Story Time Field Trips

    Monday, Mar 30, 2020 12:00pm–12:30pm

  214. Mar 25 2020

    Diversity Committee Meeting

    Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020 2:00pm–3:00pm

  215. Mar 25 2020

    Diversity Committee Meeting

    Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020 2:00pm–3:00pm

  216. Mar 25 2020

    Students and New Professionals Forum Meeting

    Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

  217. Mar 20 2020

    Deadline for June issue of the ILA Reporter

    Friday, Mar 20, 2020

  218. Mar 14 2020

    2020 Trustee Forum Workshop - Oak Brook

    Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 8:00am–3:00pm

    Chicago Marriott Oak Brook, 1401 W. 22nd Street, Oak Brook, IL 60523

  219. Mar 13 2020

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Mar 13, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Bloomingdale Public Library, 101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

  220. Mar 9 2020

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Monday, Mar 9, 2020 9:00am–10:00am

    Via Zoom

  221. Mar 7 2020

    2020 Trustee Forum Workshop - Springfield

    Saturday, Mar 7, 2020 9:00am–2:30pm

    Illinois State Library, 300 S. Second Street, Springfield, IL 62701

  222. Mar 2 2020

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Mar 2, 2020 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  223. Mar 2 2020

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Mar 2, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  224. Feb 26 2020

    Students and New Professionals Forum Meeting

    Wednesday, Feb 26, 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

  225. Feb 21 2020

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Feb 21, 2020 11:00am–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via Zoom, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  226. Feb 21 2020

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Feb 21, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Bloomingdale Public Library, 101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

  227. Feb 21 2020

    South Suburban Legislative Meet-up

    Friday, Feb 21, 2020 7:45am–10:00am

    Tinley Park Public Library, 7851 Timber Dr., Tinley Park, IL 60477

  228. Feb 19 2020

    Marketing Forum Meeting

    Wednesday, Feb 19, 2020 3:00pm–4:00pm

  229. Feb 17 2020

    Presidents' Day Legislative Meet-up

    Monday, Feb 17, 2020 7:45am–10:00am

    Arboretum Club, 401 Half Day Rd, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

  230. Feb 14 2020

    Western Illinois Legislative Meet-up

    Friday, Feb 14, 2020 11:30am–1:30pm

    Galesburg Public Library, 40 E Simmons St, Galesburg, IL 61401

  231. Feb 14 2020

    Central Illinois Legislative Meet-up

    Friday, Feb 14, 2020 8:00am–10:00am

    Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel, 201 Broadway Ave, Normal, IL 61761

  232. Feb 13 2020

    Students and New Professionals Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Feb 13, 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

  233. Feb 13 2020

    Young Adult Services Forum Professional Development Meeting

    Thursday, Feb 13, 2020 9:30am–12:00pm

    Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60193

  234. Feb 10 2020

    Southern Illinois Legislative Meet-up

    Monday, Feb 10, 2020 11:30am–1:30pm

    Effingham Public Library, 200 N 3rd St, Effingham, IL 62401

  235. Feb 10 2020

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Monday, Feb 10, 2020 9:00am–10:00am

    Via Zoom

  236. Feb 7 2020

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Feb 7, 2020 11:00am–3:00pm

    Arlington Heights Memorial Library, 500 N Dunton Ave., Arlington Heights, IL 60004

  237. Feb 7 2020

    Resources & Technical Service Forum Meeting

    Friday, Feb 7, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Tinley Park Public Library, 7851 Timber Dr., Tinley Park, IL 60477

  238. Feb 7 2020

    Metro East Legislative Meet-up

    Friday, Feb 7, 2020 8:00am–10:00am

    Sunset Hills Country Club, 2525 S State Rte 157, Edwardsville, IL 62025

  239. Feb 5 2020

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  240. Feb 3 2020

    Diversity Committee Meeting

    Monday, Feb 3, 2020 3:00pm–4:00pm

    Zoom

  241. Feb 3 2020

    Diversity Committee Meeting

    Monday, Feb 3, 2020 3:00pm–4:00pm

    Zoom

  242. Feb 3 2020

    West Suburban Legislative Meet-Up

    Monday, Feb 3, 2020 11:30am–1:30pm

    Chicago Marriott Oak Brook, 1401 W. 22nd St., Oak Brook, IL 60523

  243. Feb 3 2020

    2020 Legislative Meet-ups

    Monday, Feb 3–Mar 2, 2020 7:30am

    Various locations and dates., Please see details below.

  244. Jan 30 2020

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Jan 30, 2020 10:00am–3:00pm

    Online

  245. Jan 28 2020

    Free IACRL Webinar

    Tuesday, Jan 28, 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

  246. Jan 24 2020

    ILA Marketing Forum Meeting

    Friday, Jan 24, 2020 3:00pm–5:00pm

    Niles-Maine District Library, 6960 Oakton Street, Niles, IL 60714

  247. Jan 24 2020

    RAILS/ILA Marketing Meeting

    Friday, Jan 24, 2020 12:30pm–3:00pm

    Niles-Maine District Library, 6960 Oakton Street, Nile, IL 60714

  248. Jan 24 2020

    ALA Midwinter Meeting

    Friday–Tuesday, Jan 24–28, 2020

    Philadelphia, PA

  249. Jan 20 2020

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day - ILA Office Closed

    Monday, Jan 20, 2020

  250. Jan 18 2020

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, Jan 18, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Bellwood Public Library, 600 Bohland Ave, Bellwood, IL 60104

  251. Jan 17 2020

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Jan 17, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Bloomingdale Public Library, 101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

  252. Jan 17 2020

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Jan 17, 2020 10:00am–3:00pm

    TBA

  253. Jan 16 2020

    Committee and Forum Reports Due

    Thursday, Jan 16, 2020

  254. Jan 15 2020

    Small and Rural Libraries Forum Meeting

    Wednesday, Jan 15, 2020 2:00pm–3:00pm

  255. Jan 13 2020

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Monday, Jan 13, 2020 9:00am–10:00am

    Via Zoom

  256. Jan 9 2020

    Young Adult Services Forum Board Meeting

    Thursday, Jan 9, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Berwyn Public Library, 2701 Harlem Ave., Berwyn, IL 60402

  257. Jan 6 2020

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Jan 6, 2020 1:00pm–3:00pm

  258. Jan 6 2020

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Jan 6, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  259. Dec 25 2019

    Christmas - ILA Office Closed

    Wednesday, Dec 25, 2019

  260. Dec 24 2019

    Christmas Eve - ILA Office Closed

    Tuesday, Dec 24, 2019

  261. Dec 20 2019

    Deadline for March issue of the ILA Reporter

    Friday, Dec 20, 2019

  262. Dec 13 2019

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Dec 13, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via Zoom, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  263. Dec 9 2019

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Monday, Dec 9, 2019 9:00am–10:00am

    Via Zoom

  264. Dec 6 2019

    IACRL to Host ACRL Webinar at NIU

    Friday, Dec 6, 2019 9:00am

    Founders Memorial Library, 217 Normal Rd., DeKalb, IL 60115

  265. Dec 2 2019

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Dec 2, 2019 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  266. Dec 2 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Dec 2, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  267. Nov 28 2019

    Thanksgiving - ILA Office Closed

    Thursday–Friday, Nov 28–29, 2019

  268. Nov 22 2019

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Nov 22, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    Itasca Community Library, 500 W Irving Park Rd, Itasca, IL 60143

  269. Nov 21 2019

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 10:00am–3:00pm

    IHLS Champaign (PolyCom at IHLS Edwardsville and Carbondale) & remotely via Zoom, 1704 W. Interstate Dr., Champaign, IL 61822

  270. Nov 16 2019

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Brookfield Public Library, 3609 Grand Blvd., Brookfield, IL 60513

  271. Nov 8 2019

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Nov 8, 2019 10:00am

    ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  272. Nov 7 2019

    Young Adult Services Forum Board Meeting

    Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 Raymond Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453

  273. Nov 7 2019

    Committee and Forum Reports Due

    Thursday, Nov 7, 2019

  274. Nov 5 2019

    Conference Program Committee Zoom Meeting

    Tuesday, Nov 5, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

  275. Nov 4 2019

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Nov 4, 2019 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  276. Nov 4 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Nov 4, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  277. Nov 1 2019

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Nov 1, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via Zoom, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  278. Nov 1 2019

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Nov 1, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Bloomingdale Public Library, 101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

  279. Oct 31 2019

    IACRL Journal Club

    Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 10:00am–11:00am

  280. Oct 24 2019

    Trustee Day @ ILA Annual Conference

    Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 8:00am–4:00pm

  281. Oct 23 2019

    Best Practices Committee Meeting at ILA Annual Conference

    Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019 5:30pm–6:30pm

    Executive Board Room, Tinley Park Convention Center

  282. Oct 22 2019

    2019 ILA Annual Conference

    Tuesday–Thursday, Oct 22–24, 2019 8:00am

    Tinley Park Convention Center, Tinley Park Convention Center, 18451 Convention Center Drive, Tinley Park, IL 60477

  283. Oct 20 2019

    Deadline for December issue of the ILA Reporter

    Sunday, Oct 20, 2019

  284. Oct 7 2019

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Oct 7, 2019 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  285. Oct 7 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Oct 7, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  286. Sep 24 2019

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 10:00am–11:00am

    Zoom Meeting

  287. Sep 13 2019

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Sep 13, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Bloomingdale Public Library, 101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

  288. Sep 12 2019

    Young Adult Services Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Sep 12, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette, IL 60091

  289. Sep 9 2019

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Sep 9, 2019 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  290. Sep 9 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Sep 9, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  291. Sep 6 2019

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Sep 6, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via Zoom, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  292. Sep 2 2019

    Labor Day - ILA Office Closed

    Monday, Sep 2, 2019

  293. Aug 20 2019

    Deadline for October issue of the ILA Reporter

    Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019

  294. Aug 17 2019

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Bridgeview Public Library, 7840 W. 79th St., Bridgeview, IL 60455

  295. Aug 16 2019

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Aug 16, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    St Charles Public Library, 1 S. 6th Street, St. Charles, IL 60174

  296. Jul 26 2019

    Library Appreciation Night at Guaranteed Rate Field

    Friday, Jul 26, 2019 7:10pm

  297. Jul 24 2019

    2019 Orientation Session

    Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 9:30am–4:00pm

    Holiday Inn & Suites East Peoria, 101 Holiday St., East Peoria, IL 61611

  298. Jul 24 2019

    2019 ILA Orientation for Executive Board, Committees, and Forum Leadership

    Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 9:30am–4:00pm

    Holiday Inn & Suites East Peoria, 101 Holiday St., East Peoria, IL 61611

  299. Jul 23 2019

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 1:00pm–5:00pm

    Holiday Inn & Suites East Peoria, 101 Holiday Street, East Peoria, IL 61611

  300. Jul 12 2019

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Jul 12, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  301. Jul 12 2019

    LIRA Membership Meeting

    Friday, Jul 12, 2019 9:30am–11:30am

    Arthur J. Gallagher, 2850 Golf Rd., Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

  302. Jul 4 2019

    Independence Day - ILA Office Closed

    Thursday, Jul 4, 2019

  303. Jun 20 2019

    Deadline for August issue of the ILA Reporter

    Thursday, Jun 20, 2019

  304. Jun 20 2019

    ALA Annual Conference

    Thursday–Tuesday, Jun 20–25, 2019

    Washington, DC

  305. Jun 14 2019

    Intellectual Freedom Committee Meeting

    Friday, Jun 14, 2019 10:00am

    Zoom Meeting

  306. Jun 13 2019

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 10:00am–3:00pm

    ILA HQ in person; videoconference and conference call via Zoom, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  307. Jun 12 2019

    ACRL webinar viewing at UIS

    Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 1:00pm–4:00pm

    University of Illinois Springfield, One University Plaza, Springfield, Illinois 62703

  308. Jun 7 2019

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Jun 7, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson St., Mount Prospect, IL 60056

  309. Jun 3 2019

    2019 Directors University

    Monday–Friday, Jun 3–7, 2019 1:00pm

    Illinois State Library, 300 S. Second St., Springfield, IL 62701-1796

  310. Jun 3 2019

    Directors University

    Monday–Friday, Jun 3–7, 2019 1:00pm

    Illinois State Library, 300 S. Second St., Springfield, IL 62701-1796

  311. Jun 3 2019

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Jun 3, 2019 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  312. Jun 3 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Jun 3, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  313. May 30 2019

    Committee and Forum Reports Due Date

    Thursday, May 30, 2019

  314. May 29 2019

    2019 ILA New Board Member Orientation

    Wednesday, May 29, 2019 10:00am–2:00pm

    ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, Illinois 60654

  315. May 27 2019

    Memorial Day - ILA Office Closed

    Monday, May 27, 2019

  316. May 23 2019

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings NEW DATE

    Thursday, May 23, 2019 10:00am

    ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  317. May 18 2019

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Fox River Valley Public Library District, 555 Barrington Rd., East Dundee, IL 60118

  318. May 17 2019

    Reaching Forward South

    Friday, May 17, 2019

    SIU Student Center, 210 Physical Plant Dr., Carbondale, IL 62901

  319. May 10 2019

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, May 10, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    Geneva Public Library, 127 James St, Geneva, IL 60134

  320. May 6 2019

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, May 6, 2019 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  321. May 6 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, May 6, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  322. May 3 2019

    2019 Reaching Forward Conference

    Friday, May 3, 2019 8:00am–3:30pm

    A Professional Development Conference for Library Staff, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018

  323. May 3 2019

    Reaching Forward Conference

    Friday, May 3, 2019

    Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL

  324. Apr 29 2019

    RAILS/IACRL Networking Event

    Monday, Apr 29, 2019 9:30am–12:00pm

    Methodist College, 7600 North Academic Drive, Peoria, IL 61615

  325. Apr 27 2019

    2019 Elevate Illinois Libraries Leadership Program

    Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 8:30am–4:30pm

    Illinois State Library, Gwendolyn Books Building, 300 N. Second Street, Springfield, IL 62701-1796

  326. Apr 27 2019

    Elevate Illinois Libraries Leadership Program

    Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 8:30am–4:30pm

    Illinois State Library, Gwendolyn Books Building, Springfield, Illinois 62701-1796

  327. Apr 25 2019

    RAILS/IACRL Networking Event

    Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 9:30am–12:00pm

    Waubonsee Community College, 4S783 IL-47, Sugar Grove, IL 60554

  328. Apr 20 2019

    Deadline for June issue of the ILA Reporter

    Saturday, Apr 20, 2019

  329. Apr 19 2019

    Intellectual Freedom Committee Meeting

    Friday, Apr 19, 2019 10:00am

  330. Apr 18 2019

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 10:00am–3:00pm

    ILA HQ (tentative; likely to change); videoconference and conference calling via Zoom, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  331. Apr 12 2019

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Apr 12, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    Orland Park Public Library, 14921 Ravina Ave, Orland Park, IL 60462

  332. Apr 11 2019

    Young Adult Services Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Apr 11, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Wheaton Public Library, 225 N Cross St., Wheaton, IL 60187

  333. Apr 10 2019

    ACRL 2019 Conference

    Wednesday–Saturday, Apr 10–13, 2019

    Huntington Convention Center, Cleveland, OH

  334. Apr 5 2019

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Apr 5, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson St., Mount Prospect, IL 60056

  335. Apr 5 2019

    2019 Marketing Forum Mini-Conference

    Friday, Apr 5, 2019 9:30am–3:00pm

    Schaumburg Township District Library, Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg, IL 60193

  336. Apr 4 2019

    Committee and Forum Reports Due Date

    Thursday, Apr 4, 2019

  337. Apr 1 2019

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Apr 1, 2019 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  338. Apr 1 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Apr 1, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  339. Apr 1 2019

    Conference Program Committee Meeting

    Monday, Apr 1, 2019 10:00am–3:30pm

    Tinley Park Public Library, 7851 Timber Dr., Tinley Park, IL 60477

  340. Mar 29 2019

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Mar 29, 2019 10:00am

    ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  341. Mar 21 2019

    2019 Illinois Youth Services Institute

    Thursday–Friday, Mar 21–22, 2019 8:00am

    Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 201 Broadway Avenue, Normal, IL 61761

  342. Mar 21 2019

    Illinois Youth Services Institute

    Thursday–Friday, Mar 21–22, 2019

    Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, 201 Broadway, Normal, IL 61761

  343. Mar 16 2019

    2019 Trustee Forum Workshop - Oak Brook

    Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 8:00am–4:00pm

    Chicago Marriott Oak Brook, 1401 W. 22nd Street, Oak Brook, IL 60523

  344. Mar 9 2019

    2019 Trustee Forum Workshop - Springfield

    Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 8:00am–4:00pm

    Illinois State Library, 300 S. Second Street, Springfield, IL 62701

  345. Mar 4 2019

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Mar 4, 2019 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  346. Mar 4 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Mar 4, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  347. Mar 1 2019

    West Suburban Legislative Meet-up

    Friday, Mar 1, 2019 11:30am–2:00pm

    Oak Brook Marriott, 1401 West 22nd St, Oak Brook, IL 60523

  348. Feb 22 2019

    Intellectual Freedom Committee Meeting

    Friday, Feb 22, 2019 10:00am

  349. Feb 20 2019

    Deadline for April issue of the ILA Reporter

    Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

  350. Feb 18 2019

    Presidents' Day Legislative Meet-up

    Monday, Feb 18, 2019 8:30am–10:00am

    Arboretum Club, 401 Half Day Rd, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

  351. Feb 18 2019

    Presidents' Day - ILA Office Closed

    Monday, Feb 18, 2019

  352. Feb 14 2019

    Young Adult Services Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Feb 14, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Arlington Heights Memorial Library, 500 N Dunton Ave., Arlington Heights, IL 60004

  353. Feb 8 2019

    Southern Illinois Legislative Meet-up

    Friday, Feb 8, 2019 12:00pm–1:30pm

    Effingham Public Library, 200 N 3rd St, Effingham, IL 62401

  354. Feb 8 2019

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Feb 8, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    Orland Park Public Library, 14921 Ravina Ave, Orland Park, IL 60462

  355. Feb 8 2019

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Feb 8, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson St., Mount Prospect, IL 60056

  356. Feb 8 2019

    ILA Resources and Technical Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Feb 8, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Woodridge Public Library, 3 Plaza Drive, Woodridge, IL 60517

  357. Feb 8 2019

    Metro East Legislative Meet-up

    Friday, Feb 8, 2019 8:30am–10:00am

    Sunset Hills Country Club, 2525 S State Rte 157, Edwardsville, IL 62025

  358. Feb 6 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Wednesday, Feb 6, 2019 10:00am–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  359. Feb 4 2019

    Western Illinois Legislative Meet-up

    Monday, Feb 4, 2019 12:00pm–1:30pm

    Galesburg Public Library, 40 E Simmons St, Galesburg, IL 61401

  360. Feb 4 2019

    Central Illinois Legislative Meet-up

    Monday, Feb 4, 2019 8:30am–10:00am

    Bloomington-Normal Marriott Conference Center, 201 Broadway Ave, Normal, IL 61761

  361. Feb 1 2019

    Chicago Legislative Meet-up

    Friday, Feb 1, 2019 12:00pm–1:30pm

    Winter Garden, Harold Washington Public Library, 400 S State St,, Chicago, IL 60605

  362. Feb 1 2019

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Feb 1, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    Geneva Public Library, 127 James St, Geneva, IL 60134

  363. Feb 1 2019

    South Suburban Legislative Meet-up

    Friday, Feb 1, 2019 8:00am–10:00am

    Tinley Park Public Library, 7851 Timber Dr., Tinley Park, IL 60477

  364. Feb 1 2019

    2019 Legislative Meet-ups

    Friday, Feb 1–Mar 1, 2019 7:30am

    Various locations and dates., Please see details below.

  365. Jan 31 2019

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Jan 31, 2019 10:00am–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; videoconference and conference calling via Zoom, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  366. Jan 25 2019

    ALA Midwinter Meeting

    Friday–Tuesday, Jan 25–29, 2019

    Seattle, WA

  367. Jan 24 2019

    IACRL Journal Discussion Group

    Thursday, Jan 24, 2019 3:00pm–4:00pm

  368. Jan 21 2019

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day - ILA Office Closed

    Monday, Jan 21, 2019

  369. Jan 19 2019

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, Jan 19, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Maywood Public Library, 121 S 5th Ave, Maywood, Maywood, IL 60153

  370. Jan 18 2019

    ILA Executive Committee Meeting

    Friday, Jan 18, 2019 10:00am

    Vernon Area Public Library District, 300 Olde Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire, IL 60069

  371. Jan 17 2019

    Committee and Forum Reports Due Date

    Thursday, Jan 17, 2019

  372. Jan 7 2019

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Jan 7, 2019 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  373. Jan 7 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Jan 7, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, Illinois 60527

  374. Jan 1 2019

    New Year's Day - ILA Office Closed

    Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019

  375. Dec 31 2018

    New Year's Eve - ILA Office Closed

    Monday, Dec 31, 2018

  376. Dec 25 2018

    Christmas - ILA Office Closed

    Tuesday, Dec 25, 2018

  377. Dec 24 2018

    Christmas Eve - ILA Office Closed

    Monday, Dec 24, 2018

  378. Dec 20 2018

    Deadline for February issue of the ILA Reporter

    Thursday, Dec 20, 2018

  379. Dec 7 2018

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Dec 7, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Orland Park Public Library, 14921 Ravina Ave, Orland Park, IL 60462

  380. Dec 5 2018

    ILA Strategic Planning Focus Group

    Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018

    ILA Headquarters, 33 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60654

  381. Dec 3 2018

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Dec 3, 2018 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  382. Dec 3 2018

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Dec 3, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  383. Nov 30 2018

    ILA Marketing Forum Board Meeting

    Friday, Nov 30, 2018 12:00pm–1:00pm

    Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood Ave, Des Plaines, IL 60016

  384. Nov 30 2018

    RAILS/ILA Marketing Forum Meeting

    Friday, Nov 30, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood Ave, Des Plaines, IL 60016

  385. Nov 30 2018

    Strategic Planning Focus Group

    Friday, Nov 30, 2018 8:30am–10:00am

    Illinois Heartland Library System, 1704 W. Interstate Drive, Champaign, IL 61822

  386. Nov 29 2018

    Strategic Planning Focus Group

    Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 10:00am–11:30am

    Illinois Heartland Library System - Edwardsville, 6725 Goshen Rd., Edwardsville, IL 62025

  387. Nov 29 2018

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 10:00am–3:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System in person; videoconference and conference calling via Zoom, 6725 Goshen Rd., Edwardsville, IL 62025

  388. Nov 28 2018

    Strategic Planning Focus Group

    Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018 3:00pm–4:30pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System - Edwardsville, 6725 Goshen Rd., Edwardsville, IL 62025

  389. Nov 28 2018

    Strategic Planning Focus Group

    Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018 9:00am–10:30am

    Illinois Heartland Library System - Carbondale, 1840 Innovation Dr., Carbondale, IL 62903

  390. Nov 26 2018

    Strategic Planning Focus Group (Online Session for ALA Ethnic Affiliate Members)

    Monday, Nov 26, 2018 12:00pm–1:30pm

    Online Session

  391. Nov 22 2018

    Thanksgiving - ILA Office Closed

    Thursday–Friday, Nov 22–23, 2018

  392. Nov 19 2018

    Strategic Planning Focus Group (Online Session)

    Monday, Nov 19, 2018 12:00pm–1:30pm

    Online Session

  393. Nov 16 2018

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Nov 16, 2018 10:00am

    ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  394. Nov 15 2018

    Committee and Forum Reports Due Date

    Thursday, Nov 15, 2018

  395. Nov 14 2018

    Strategic Planning Focus Group

    Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 3:00pm–4:30pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Libraries System (RAILS), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  396. Nov 12 2018

    RAILS/IACRL Networking Event

    Monday, Nov 12, 2018 9:30am–12:00pm

    Prairie State College Library, 202 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights, IL 60411

  397. Nov 10 2018

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Homewood Public Library, 17917 Dixie Hwy., Homewood, IL 60430

  398. Nov 9 2018

    Illinois Youth Services Institute Planning Committee Meeting

    Friday, Nov 9, 2018 10:00am–2:00pm

    RAILS Burr Ridge, 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  399. Nov 8 2018

    Young Adult Services Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Berwyn Public Library, 2701 Harlem Ave., Berwyn, IL 60402

  400. Nov 6 2018

    RAILS/IACRL Networking Event

    Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 9:30am–12:00pm

    Northwestern University Library, 1970 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208

  401. Nov 5 2018

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Nov 5, 2018 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  402. Nov 5 2018

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Nov 5, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  403. Nov 5 2018

    2019 Conference Program Committee Meeting

    Monday, Nov 5, 2018 10:00am–2:30pm

    Morton Public Library, 315 W. Pershing St., Morton, IL 61550

  404. Nov 2 2018

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Nov 2, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Naperville Public Library 95th Street Branch, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr, Naperville, IL 60564

  405. Oct 20 2018

    Deadline for December issue of the ILA Reporter

    Saturday, Oct 20, 2018

  406. Oct 19 2018

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Oct 19, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson St., Mount Prospect, IL 60056

  407. Oct 11 2018

    iREAD Committee Meeting at ILA Annual Conference

    Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 9:00am–11:00am

    Peoria Civic Center, Room 218, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, IL 61602

  408. Oct 11 2018

    Trustee Day at ILA Annual Conference

    Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 8:00am–4:00pm

    Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, IL 61602

  409. Oct 10 2018

    Best Practices Committee Meeting at ILA Annual Conference

    Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 1:30pm–3:00pm

    Peoria Civic Center, Room 218, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, IL 61602

  410. Oct 10 2018

    IACRL Luncheon at ILA Annual Conference

    Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 12:15pm–1:30pm

    Marriott Pere Marquette Hotel, 501 Main St, Peoria, IL 61602

  411. Oct 10 2018

    Public Library Forum Luncheon at ILA Annual Conference

    Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 12:15pm–1:30pm

    Marriott Pere Marquette Hotel, 501 Main St, Peoria, IL 61602

  412. Oct 10 2018

    Marketing Forum Meeting at ILA Annual Conference

    Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 9:00am–10:00am

    Peoria Civic Center, Room 218, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, IL 61602

  413. Oct 9 2018

    RTSF Meeting at ILA Annual Conference

    Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 4:00pm–5:00pm

    Peoria Civic Center, Room 218, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, IL 61602

  414. Oct 9 2018

    2018 ILA Annual Conference

    Tuesday–Thursday, Oct 9–11, 2018 8:00am

    Peoria Civic Center, Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson Avenue, Peoria, IL 61602

  415. Oct 9 2018

    2018 ILA Annual Conference

    Tuesday–Thursday, Oct 9–11, 2018

    Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, IL 61602

  416. Oct 8 2018

    ILA Executive Board Strategic Planning Session

    Monday, Oct 8, 2018 10:00am–3:00pm

    Mariott Pere Marquette Hotel, Illinois Room, 501 Main St., Peoria, IL 61602

  417. Oct 3 2018

    IACRL Meeting via Zoom

    Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 9:00am

  418. Oct 1 2018

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Oct 1, 2018 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  419. Oct 1 2018

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Oct 1, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  420. Sep 21 2018

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Sep 21, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Orland Park Public Library, 14921 Ravina Ave, Orland Park, IL 60462

  421. Sep 21 2018

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Sep 21, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson St., Mount Prospect, IL 60056

  422. Sep 20 2018

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 10:00am–3:00pm

    ILA HQ in person; videoconference and conference call via Zoom, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  423. Sep 19 2018

    Illinois Youth Services Institute Meeting

    Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Conference Call

  424. Sep 18 2018

    Conference Program Committee Meeting

    Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 10:00am–3:00pm

    Peoria Public Library

  425. Sep 13 2018

    Young Adult Services Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Sep 13, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State St., Chicago, IL 60605

  426. Sep 7 2018

    Marketing Forum Meeting

    Friday, Sep 7, 2018 12:00pm–2:00pm

    Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg, Illinois 60193

  427. Sep 7 2018

    RAILS/ILA Marketing Meeting

    Friday, Sep 7, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg, Illinois 60193

  428. Sep 7 2018

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Sep 7, 2018 10:00am

    Vernon Area Public Library, 300 Olde Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire, IL 60069

  429. Sep 6 2018

    Committee and Forum Reports Due Date

    Thursday, Sep 6, 2018

  430. Sep 3 2018

    Labor Day - ILA Office Closed

    Monday, Sep 3, 2018

  431. Aug 27 2018

    ILA Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Aug 27, 2018 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  432. Aug 27 2018

    ILA Public Policy Committee Monthly Meeting

    Monday, Aug 27, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  433. Aug 20 2018

    Deadline for October issue of the ILA Reporter

    Monday, Aug 20, 2018

  434. Aug 18 2018

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 10:00am

    Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W Briarcliff Rd., Bolingbrook, IL 60440

  435. Aug 10 2018

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Aug 10, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Naperville Public Library 95th Street Branch, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr, Naperville, IL 60564

  436. Jul 27 2018

    White Sox Library Appreciation Night

    Friday, Jul 27, 2018 7:10pm

  437. Jul 19 2018

    Marketing Forum Board Meeting

    Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 2:30pm–4:00pm

    Alumni Center, Illinois State University, 1101 N. Main, Normal, IL 61761

  438. Jul 19 2018

    2018 ILA Orientation Session

    Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 9:00am–3:00pm

    Illinois State University, Alumni Center, 1101 North Main Street, Normal, IL 61761

  439. Jul 19 2018

    ILA Orientation for Executive Board, Forums, and Committees

    Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 9:00am–4:00pm

    Alumni Center, Illinois State University, 1101 N. Main, Normal, IL 61761

  440. Jul 19 2018

    Conference Program Committee Meeting

    Thursday, Jul 19, 2018

  441. Jul 18 2018

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 9:00am–4:00pm

    Alumni Center, Illinois State University, 1101 N. Main, Normal, IL 61761

  442. Jun 21 2018

    ALA Annual Conference

    Thursday–Tuesday, Jun 21–26, 2018

    New Orleans, LA

  443. Jun 20 2018

    Deadline for August issue of the ILA Reporter

    Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018

  444. Jun 14 2018

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 9:30am–4:30pm

    ILA HQ in person; videoconference and conference call via Zoom, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  445. Jun 7 2018

    IACRL and UIC Host ACRL Webinar Viewing

    Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 2:00pm–4:00pm

    Room 1-470 of the Richard J. Daley Library on the University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago

  446. Jun 4 2018

    2018 Directors University

    Monday–Friday, Jun 4–8, 2018 1:00pm

    Illinois State Library, 300 S. Second St., Springfield, IL 62701-1796

  447. Jun 4 2018

    Advocacy Committee meeting

    Monday, Jun 4, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge and East Peoria), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  448. Jun 4 2018

    Public Policy Committee meeting

    Monday, Jun 4, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville and Carbondale), Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  449. Jun 1 2018

    Marketing Forum Meeting

    Friday, Jun 1, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Westmont Public Library, 428 N. Cass, Westmont, IL 60559

  450. Jun 1 2018

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Jun 1, 2018 10:00am

    ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  451. May 29 2018

    Forum and Committee Reports Due in the ILA Office for Upcoming Executive Bd Meeting

    Tuesday, May 29, 2018

  452. May 19 2018

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, May 19, 2018 10:00am

    Ela Area Public Library District, 275 Mohawk Trail, Lake Zurich, IL 60047

  453. May 18 2018

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, May 18, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Gail Borden Public Library District, 270 N Grove Ave, Elgin, IL 60120

  454. May 17 2018

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Thursday, May 17, 2018 10:00am

    Indian Trails Library District, 355 Schoenbeck Rd., Wheeling, IL 60090

  455. May 15 2018

    All award nominations are due in the ILA Office

    Tuesday, May 15, 2018

    Illinois Library Association, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  456. May 14 2018

    Advocacy Committee meeting

    Monday, May 14, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge and East Peoria), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  457. May 14 2018

    Public Policy Committee meeting

    Monday, May 14, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville and Carbondale), Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  458. May 11 2018

    iREAD Committee meeting

    Friday, May 11, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Orland Park Public Library, 14921 Ravinia Ave., Orland Park, Illinois 60462

  459. May 7 2018

    2018 Dinner at the Capitol Hill Club

    Monday, May 7, 2018 7:30pm–10:00pm

    300 First St., SE, Washington, DC 20003

  460. May 7 2018

    National Library Legislative Day

    Monday–Tuesday, May 7–8, 2018

    Washington, DC

  461. May 4 2018

    Reaching Forward Conference of Library Assistants

    Friday, May 4, 2018 9:00am–4:00pm

    Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N River Rd., Rosemont, IL 60018

  462. May 4 2018

    2018 Reaching Forward Conference

    Friday, May 4, 2018 8:00am–3:30pm

    A Professional Development Conference for Library Staff, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018

  463. Apr 28 2018

    Elevate Illinois Libraries Leadership Program

    Saturday, Apr 28, 2018 8:30am–4:30pm

    Illinois State Library, Gwendolyn Books Building, 300 N. Second Street, Springfield, IL 62701-1796

  464. Apr 20 2018

    2018 Marketing Forum Mini-Conference

    Friday, Apr 20, 2018 9:30am–3:00pm

    Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W Briarcliff Rd, Bolingbrook, IL 60440

  465. Apr 20 2018

    Marketing Forum Mini-Conference

    Friday, Apr 20, 2018 9:30am–3:00pm

    Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W Briarcliff Rd, Bolingbrook, IL 60440

  466. Apr 20 2018

    Deadline for June issue of the ILA Reporter

    Friday, Apr 20, 2018

  467. Apr 12 2018

    ILA Executive Board meeting

    Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 10:00am–3:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System in person; ILA HQ (Chicago) and Illinois State Library (Springfield) via videoconference and conference call, 6725 Goshen Rd., Edwardsville, IL 62025

  468. Apr 12 2018

    Young Adult Services Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 Raymond Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453

  469. Apr 9 2018

    2018 Conference Program Committee Meeting

    Monday, Apr 9, 2018 10:00am–4:00pm

    Bloomington Public Library, 205 E. Olive St., Bloomington, IL 61701

  470. Apr 2 2018

    Advocacy Committee meeting

    Monday, Apr 2, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge and East Peoria), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  471. Apr 2 2018

    Public Policy Committee meeting

    Monday, Apr 2, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville and Carbondale), Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  472. Mar 30 2018

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Mar 30, 2018 10:00am

    Vernon Area Public Library, 300 Olde Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire, IL 60069

  473. Mar 29 2018

    Forum and Committee Reports Due in the ILA Office for Upcoming Executive Bd Meeting

    Thursday, Mar 29, 2018

  474. Mar 20 2018

    Public Library Association, 2018 Conference

    Tuesday–Saturday, Mar 20–24, 2018

    Philadelphia, PA

  475. Mar 16 2018

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Mar 16, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg, IL 60193

  476. Mar 16 2018

    2018 Illinois Annual Conference program proposals due

    Friday, Mar 16, 2018

  477. Mar 5 2018

    Advocacy Committee meeting

    Monday, Mar 5, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge and East Peoria), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  478. Mar 5 2018

    Public Policy Committee meeting

    Monday, Mar 5, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville and Carbondale), Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  479. Mar 2 2018

    RAILS & ILA Marketing Group Meeting

    Friday, Mar 2, 2018 1:30pm–3:30pm

    RAILS Burr Ridge, 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  480. Feb 20 2018

    Deadline for April issue of the ILA Reporter

    Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018

  481. Feb 17 2018

    2018 Trustee Forum Workshop

    Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 8:00am–4:00pm

    Chicago Marriott Oak Brook, 1401 W. 22nd Street, Oak Brook, IL 60523

  482. Feb 17 2018

    Trustee Forum Workshop

    Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 8:00am

    Chicago Marriott Oakbrook, 1401 22nd St., Oakbrook, IL 60523

  483. Feb 9 2018

    ALA Midwinter Meeting

    Friday–Tuesday, Feb 9–13, 2018

    Denver, CO

  484. Feb 8 2018

    Young Adult Services Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Feb 8, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St., Oak Park, IL 60301

  485. Feb 5 2018

    Advocacy Committee meeting

    Monday, Feb 5, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge and East Peoria), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  486. Feb 5 2018

    Public Policy Committee meeting

    Monday, Feb 5, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville and Carbondale), Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  487. Feb 2 2018

    iREAD Committee meeting

    Friday, Feb 2, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Plainfield Public Library, 15025 S. Illinois St., Plainfield, IL 60544

  488. Feb 2 2018

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Feb 2, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Naperville Public Library 95th Street Branch, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr, Naperville, IL 60564

  489. Feb 1 2018

    ILA Executive Board meeting

    Thursday, Feb 1, 2018 10:00am–3:00pm

    Illinois State Library (Springfield), and Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge) via videoconferencing and conference call.

  490. Jan 29 2018

    2018 Legislative Meet-ups

    Monday–Friday, Jan 29–Feb 23, 2018 7:30am

    Various locations and dates., Please see details below.

  491. Jan 26 2018

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Jan 26, 2018 10:00am

    ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  492. Jan 26 2018

    2019 Illinois Youth Services Institute Planning Committee Meeting

    Friday, Jan 26, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    RAILS Burr Ridge, 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  493. Jan 23 2018

    Forum and Committee Reports Due in the ILA Office for Upcoming Executive Bd Meeting

    Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018

  494. Jan 20 2018

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, Jan 20, 2018 10:00am

    Maywood Public Library, 121 S 5th Ave, Maywood, IL 60153

  495. Jan 18 2018

    RAILS Member Update

    Thursday, Jan 18, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

  496. Jan 11 2018

    Bob Doyle's Retirement Celebration

    Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 4:00pm–6:00pm

    The University Club, 76 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603

  497. Jan 8 2018

    Advocacy Committee meeting

    Monday, Jan 8, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge and East Peoria), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  498. Jan 8 2018

    Public Policy Committee meeting

    Monday, Jan 8, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville and Carbondale), Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  499. Oct 10 2017

    2017 ILA Annual Conference

    Tuesday–Thursday, Oct 10–12, 2017 8:00am

    Tinley Park Convention Center, 18451 Convention Center Dr., Tinley Park, IL 60477

  500. Sep 14 2017

    2017 Youth Services Forum Art Institute Field Trip

    Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 10:00am–3:00pm

    Art Institute of Chicago, Columbus Drive Entrance, 111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603

  501. Jul 20 2017

    2017 ILA Orientation Session

    Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 9:00am–3:00pm

    Illinois State University, Alumni Center, 1101 North Main Street, Normal, IL 61761

  502. Jun 5 2017

    2017 Directors University

    Monday–Thursday, Jun 5–8, 2017 1:00pm

    Illinois State Library, 300 S. Second St., Springfield, IL 62701-1796

  503. May 5 2017

    2017 Reaching Forward Conference

    Friday, May 5, 2017 8:00am–3:30pm

    A Professional Development Conference for Library Staff, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018

  504. May 1 2017

    2017 Dinner at the Capitol Hill Club

    Monday, May 1, 2017 7:30pm–10:00pm

    300 First St., SE, Washington, DC 20003

  505. May 1 2017

    2017 National Library Legislative Day

    Monday–Tuesday, May 1–2, 2017 9:00am

    Washington, DC, Washington, DC 20001

  506. Mar 10 2017

    2017 Illinois Youth Services Institute

    Friday–Saturday, Mar 10–11, 2017 8:00am

    Crowne Plaza Springfield, 3000 S Dirksen Pkwy, Springfield, IL 62703

  507. Feb 18 2017

    2017 Trustee Workshop

    Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 8:00am–4:00pm

    Chicago Marriott Oak Brook, 1401 W. 22nd Street, Oak Brook, IL 60523

  508. Feb 6 2017

    2017 Legislative Meet-ups

    Monday–Friday, Feb 6–Mar 3, 2017 7:30am

    Various locations and dates., Please see details below.

  509. Oct 18 2016

    2016 ILA Annual Conference

    Tuesday–Thursday, Oct 18–20, 2016 9:00am

    Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, 5555 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018

  510. Jul 22 2016

    2016 ILA Orientation Session

    Friday, Jul 22, 2016 9:00am–3:00pm

    Illinois State University, Alumni Center, 1101 North Main Street, Normal, IL 61761

  511. Jul 11 2016

    Illinois Library Leadership Summit

    Monday–Tuesday, Jul 11–12, 2016 1:00pm

    Illinois State University, Alumni Center, 1101 North Main Street, Normal, IL 61761

  512. May 6 2016

    2016 Reaching Forward Conference

    Friday, May 6, 2016 8:00am–3:30pm

    A Professional Development Conference for Library Staff, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018

  513. Apr 1 2016

    2016 Illinois Youth Services Institute

    Friday–Saturday, Apr 1–2, 2016 8:00am

    Marriott Bloomington-Normal Hotel and Conference Center, 201 Broadway Ave, Normal, IL 61761

  514. Mar 18 2016

    2016 Illinois Association of College and Research Libraries Conference

    Friday, Mar 18, 2016 8:00am–5:00pm

    Chicago Marriott O'Hare, 8535 West Higgins Road, Chicago, IL 60631

  515. Feb 13 2016

    2016 Trustee Workshop

    Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 8:00am–4:00pm

    Chicago Marriott Oak Brook, 1401 W. 22nd Street, Oak Brook, IL 60523

  516. Feb 12 2016

    2016 Legislative Meet-ups

    Friday, Feb 12–19, 2016

    Various locations and dates., Please check events' details below.

  517. Oct 21 2015

    2015 All for One Conference: A Library State of Mind

    Wednesday–Saturday, Oct 21–24, 2015

    Peoria Civic Center, Peoria, IL

  518. Aug 6 2015

    Idea Playground: Youth Services UnCon

    Thursday, Aug 6, 2015

    Dominican University, Parmer Hall, 7900 W Division St., River Forest, IL 60305

  519. Jul 24 2015

    Orientation Session

    Friday, Jul 24, 2015

    Illinois State University, Alumni Center, 1101 North Main, Normal, IL 61761

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